Finovate Alumni News– October 12, 2012

  • Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Finovate-F-Logo.jpgIDentity Theft 911 to offer Humana members ID management & credit monitoring services.
  • ThreatMetrix honored as bronze winner in the 4th annual 2012 Golden Bridge Awards.
  • Euromoney looks at SoMoLend as a funding alternative.
  • ReadyForZero answers questions about debt on Lifehacker.
  • Geezeo opens API to third party developers.
  • Monitise CFO John Brougham retires.
  • Finsphere issued 4th patent.
  • TIO transforms bill pay options for growing Hispanic marketplace through partnership with Progreso Financiero.
  • Arroweye Solutions’ digital tech powers growth at GiftCard.com.
  • Allied Wallet partners with Swedish e-commerce payment services provider Klarna.
  • Janrain and Bazaarvoice team to enhance social shopping experience via social login.
  • Pageonce and Blackstone Tech Group partner to bring utility companies a mobile payment option for customers.
  • Idaho Central CU launches RDC powered by MShift.
  • MyBankTracker reports Fifth Third Bank Statements Now Available on Manilla.
This post will be updated throughout the day as news and developments emerge. You can also follow all the alumni news headlines on the Finovate Twitter account.

Second Quarter 2012 Funding for Finovate Alumni: Over $120 Million Raised

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This quarter’s funding of over $120 million closely matches quarter 2 of last year, when Finovate alumni raised approximately $124 million.

Meanwhile, compared to last quarter’s $150 million, Finovate alums pulled in around $30 million less this quarter.

Here’s the quarter 2 summary for 2012:

April — $2.5 million raised by 1 company

May — $55.5 million raised by 5 companies

June — Over $62 million raised by 8 companies

Note: Funding that companies received before they demonstrated at Finovate was not counted. If you know of any funding that is not on this list and should be, please send the name of the company along with a link to the funding information to julie@netbanker.com and we will add it.

Finovate Alumni News– June 26, 2012

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  • Arroweye Solutions secures $3 million in funding.
  • Reamstown Mutual Insurance partners with ID Theft 911 to provide ID theft protection to policyholders.
  • Gigaom reports StockTwits relaunches with focus on real-time, curation.
  • Virtual Piggy announces agreements with Spyder Surf & Tahoe Mountain Sports.
  • Intiut ranks number 40 on the 2012 Computerworld 100 Best Places to Work in IT.
This post will be updated throughout the day as news and developments emerge. You can also follow all the alumni news headlines on the Finovate Twitter account.

Finovate Alumni News– May 23, 2012

  • Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Finovate-F-Logo.jpgArroweye Solutions announces 1Q of 2012 was its largest with 9 new clients & sales of over 2 million cards.
  • Check out this month’s CEO interview with Lending Club’s Renaud Laplanche.
  • ValidSoft partners with Adeptra to power a detection & prevention application that helps mitigate SIM card fraud.
  • eToro announces launch of mobile Trade Alerts app that creates actionable trade notifications.
  • Fast Company considers how Tradeshift could disrupt the banking industry.
  • TechCrunch reports: Wall Street Survivor Gamifies Financial Education With Help From Bunchball.
  • AdvisorOne reports BrightScope to propose universal performance standard for financial advisors.
  • Internet Evolution reports: Dwolla Could Speed Online Payments, If Banks Go Along.
This post will be updated throughout the day as news and developments emerge. You can also follow all the alumni news headlines on the Finovate Twitter account.

Finovate Alumni news– April 24, 2012

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  • Arroweye Solutions patents digital on-demand technology.
  • Ensenta & MShift extend the reach of mobile banking with mobile deposit.
  • P2P-Banking reports Zopa to add more loan terms.
  • Celent publishes FinovateEurope 2012 report that looks at innovative payment startups.
  • Acculynk announces Digital River World Payments as a new PaySecure client.
  • Corporate Insight looks at FutureAdvisor. Come see their new tech at FinovateSpring 2012 in two weeks.
  • BancVue’s MoneyIsland wins Eifle Award for Instructional Game of the Year.
This post will be updated throughout the day as news and developments emerge. You can also follow all the alumni news headlines on the Finovate Twitter account.

Finovate Alumni News– March 15, 2012

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  • Practical Ecommerce profiles Kabbage, highlights future endeavors.
  • CNN Money discusses how SecondMarket escaped clashes with the new SEC ruling.
  • Convenient Cards, Rapid Financial, & Plastyc partner with Arroweye Solutions to get prepaid cards to market faster.
  • Silver Tail Systems introduces profile analyzer to protect websites from cyber attacks & fraud.
  • Check Point wins 2012 SC Magazine Readers Choice Award for best intrusion prevention solution.
  • Syphr and CarLoans.com launch ad platform pilot for CUs.
  • American Banker reports Bancorp Bank announces NetSpend, InComm prepaid card deals.
  • PayPal introduces PayPal Here to compete with Square.
  • Finextra discusses ebilling adoption rates, reviews Striata’s strategy.
  • H&R Block Canada and Yodlee partner to deliver tax applications to financial institutions.
  • Clairmail and VocaLink partner to combine real-time payments with mobile solutions.
This post will be updated throughout the day as news and developments emerge. You
can also follow all the alumni news headlines on the Finovate Twitter account.

Finovate Alumni News– November 16, 2011

  • Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Finovate-F-Logo.jpgApparel Retailer Aeropostale selects CashStar to provide e-gift cards.
  • CU Insight reports that Geezeo partners with IBT, a financial services innovator.
  • Dynamics’ Chip And Choice Technology wins 2011 CARTES Best in Show Award.
  • NY Daily News recommends LearnVest and DoughMain as resources for financial education.
  • Lendio inspires future entrepreneurs with $2,500 scholarship.
  • Arroweye approved to digitally produce Discover Cards.
  • ABA Banking Journal describes mobile banking, citing Celent’s report, “Innovations in Mobile at Finovate.”
  • Affinion Group to distribute Finsphere’s Mobile Transaction Monitoring service.
  • Betterment CEO Jon Stein interviews with top investment bloggers.
  • Centuryware discusses SecondMarket’s success.
  • Wonga CEO named Entrepreneur of the Year by European Tech Tour Association.
This post will be updated throughout the day as news and developments emerge. You can also follow all the alumni news headlines on the Finovate Twitter account.

Finovate Alumni at BAI Retail Delivery Conference

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The BAI Retail Delivery conference begins tomorrow with 29 Finovate alumni participating in sessions and/or exhibiting on the trade show floor.
Session Speakers
  • Tuesday, Global Game-Changer Session
    Speaker: Jim Taschetta from FreeMonee
  • Wednesday, Technology for Business Summit 
    Speaker: Mitch Jacobs from On Deck Capital
  • Wednesday, Technology for Business Summit Session 
    Speaker: David Eads from Kony Solutions
  • Thursday, Technology for Business Summit Session
    Speaker: Eric Connors from Yodlee
  • Thursday, Marketing & Product Management Summit Session 
    Speaker: Rod Witmond from Cardlytics
Exhibitors 
BAI Mobile Link
Mobile Link Panel Discussions
Solutions Theatre
Jim Bruene and I (julie@netbanker.com) will be in attendance and will update the blog and Twitter with new developments throughout the event.